(November 1968)

Marvel, 1963 Series
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Volume
1
Price
0.25 USD
Pages
68
Indicia Frequency
monthly except November, semi-monthly
On-sale Date
1968-08-13
Publisher's Age Guidelines
Approved by the Comics Code Authority
Indicia / Colophon Publisher
Canam Publishers Sales Corp.
Brand
Marvel Comics Group [under character box]
Editing
Stan Lee (editor)

Issue Notes

Indicia title is The Fantastic Four. On-sale date from 1968 Periodicals, Copyright Office, Library of Congress.

Let There Be-- Life! (Table of Contents)

The Fantastic Four / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; Thing [Ben Grimm]]; Annihilus
Reprints
Keywords
Negative Zone

Contents Page (Table of Contents: 1)

foreword, introduction, preface, afterword / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jack Kirby
Inks
Joe Sinnott
Letters
typeset

Characters
Fantastic Four [Mister Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Storm]]
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Inside front cover with a scene taken from interior story and figures of the Fantastic Four taken from various issues of the monthly comic.

Let There Be... Life! (Table of Contents: 2)

The Fantastic Four / comic story / 48 pages (report information)

Script
Stan Lee (credited)
Pencils
Jack Kirby (credited)
Inks
Joe Sinnott (credited)
Colors
?
Letters
Sam Rosen (credited)

Genre
superhero
Characters
Fantastic Four [Mr. Fantastic [Reed Richards]; Human Torch [Johnny Storm]; the Thing [Ben Grimm]; Invisible Girl [Sue Richards]]; Annihilus; Crystal; Franklin Richards (introduction); Dr. Molinari
Synopsis
The birth of Franklin Richards.
Reprints

Now in Full Color! (Table of Contents: 3) (Expand) /

promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Look What's Happening to the Handsome Muscular Men on Muscle Beach, California! (Table of Contents: 4) (Expand) /

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

This candy bar can help you gain lots... of weight! (Table of Contents: 5) (Expand) /

Joe Weider / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

High School Diploma Through Home Study (Table of Contents: 6) (Expand) /

United Schools of America / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Work Clothes "Bargain" (Table of Contents: 7) (Expand) /

Mail Order Mart / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Electronic Computer Brain (Table of Contents: 8) (Expand) /

Royal Advertising Corp. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Two More Triumphs for Marvel..! (Table of Contents: 9) (Expand) /

Black Knight [modern Marvel]; Spider-Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

Here is a Treasure Chest of Fun (Table of Contents: 10) (Expand) /

Honor House Products / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

I'll Make You a Master of Karate (Table of Contents: 11) (Expand) /

Precise Publications / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Two More Triumphs for Marvel..! (Table of Contents: 12) (Expand) /

Silver Surfer; Spider-Man / promo (ad from the publisher) / 1 page (report information)

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 13) (Expand) /

Grit / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Shop By Mail (Table of Contents: 14) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

It's Brand New!! (Table of Contents: 15) (Expand) /

Marvel Comics Group / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.5 page (report information)

Marvel Super-Hero T-Shirts (Table of Contents: 16) (Expand) /

Marvel Comics Group / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

The Merry Marvel Marching Society Membership Kit! (Table of Contents: 17) (Expand) /

Marvel Comics Group / promo (ad from the publisher) / 0.25 page (report information)

Giant Stallion Mural Full Color Masterpiece (Table of Contents: 18) (Expand) /

Colonial Studios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Shop By Mail (Table of Contents: 19) (Expand) /

advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Most Powerful Airplane (Table of Contents: 20) (Expand) /

Cheerios / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Now Hear This! (Table of Contents: 21)

Marvel Comics Group / text article / 1 page (report information)

Script
? (promo copy)
Colors
? (background only)
Letters
typeset

Indexer Notes

Questionnaire for the readers, between story pages 45 and 46.

Collect Coins.. the Hobby Road to Riches (Table of Contents: 22) (Expand) /

Hobby Coin Co. / advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Shop By Mail (Table of Contents: 23) (Expand) /

advertisement / 0.5 page (report information)

Good News for You Who Want to Make Extra Money Easily! (Table of Contents: 24) (Expand) /

Creative Card Company / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

We're Looking for People Who Like to Draw (Table of Contents: 25) (Expand) /

Famous Artists School / advertisement / 1 page (report information)

Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. Let There Be-- Life!
    The Fantastic Four
  2. 1. Contents Page
  3. 2. Let There Be... Life!
    The Fantastic Four
  4. 3. Now in Full Color!
  5. 4. Look What's Happening to the Handsome Muscular Men on Muscle Beach, California!
    Joe Weider
  6. 5. This candy bar can help you gain lots... of weight!
    Joe Weider
  7. 6. High School Diploma Through Home Study
    United Schools of America
  8. 7. Work Clothes "Bargain"
    Mail Order Mart
  9. 8. Electronic Computer Brain
    Royal Advertising Corp.
  10. 9. Two More Triumphs for Marvel..!
    Black Knight [modern Marvel]; Spider-Man
  11. 10. Here is a Treasure Chest of Fun
    Honor House Products
  12. 11. I'll Make You a Master of Karate
    Precise Publications
  13. 12. Two More Triumphs for Marvel..!
    Silver Surfer; Spider-Man
  14. 13. ["Look, fellows!"]
    Grit
  15. 14. Shop By Mail
  16. 15. It's Brand New!!
    Marvel Comics Group
  17. 16. Marvel Super-Hero T-Shirts
    Marvel Comics Group
  18. 17. The Merry Marvel Marching Society Membership Kit!
    Marvel Comics Group
  19. 18. Giant Stallion Mural Full Color Masterpiece
    Colonial Studios
  20. 19. Shop By Mail
  21. 20. Most Powerful Airplane
    Cheerios
  22. 21. Now Hear This!
    Marvel Comics Group
  23. 22. Collect Coins.. the Hobby Road to Riches
    Hobby Coin Co.
  24. 23. Shop By Mail
  25. 24. Good News for You Who Want to Make Extra Money Easily!
    Creative Card Company
  26. 25. We're Looking for People Who Like to Draw
    Famous Artists School
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